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Using Literary Skills & Creative Expression To Create Youth Leaders

Using Literary Skills & Creative Expression To Create Youth Leaders

On 21st street, in Sacramento, there lives an organization at Sol Collective called Foreign Native. Foreign Native is an organization who uses creative expression and poetic ...

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Sacramento365
Sacramento365.com’s Top 10 Events: Week of August 11

Sacramento365.com’s Top 10 Events: Week of August 11

Sketching up some fun!

 

Show your support of local artists this Thursday at Ace of Spades. (Photo courtesy of RAW Sacramento.)

From beer festivals to fashion fetes, there are quite a few events to be drawn to this week in the Capital City. See below for Sacramento365.com's Top 10 Events...

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VIDEO: Local Artists Transform Dumpsters into Works of Art

Aug 11, 2014

This summer, ten local artists created artwork from a little-appreciated part of city life: the dumpster.  The re-vamped and re-invented dumpsters were showcased for the last ...

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Davis Vanguard
Will Davis Have Well-Water if Drought Worsens?

Aug 11, 2014
Will Davis Have Well-Water if Drought Worsens?

Last week, attorney, former councilmember and water project opponent Michael Harrington made a comment on the Vanguard: “Give it a few years, and I seriously think that Davis will pull out of the JPA surface water plant as being a worthless dinosaur that is costing ratepayers too much for too little. With climate change...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Chicago Bears Star Lance Briggs to Open Smokehouse in Elk Grove

Aug 10, 2014

Elk Grove native and Chicago Bears star linebacker Lance Briggs will open (or at least lend his name to) smokehouse Double Nickle on Sept. 1. The restaurant will be located inside the Elk Grove Sports Center at 3443 Laguna Blvd.,...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
A Visit to the Tahoe Concours d’Elegance

A Visit to the Tahoe Concours d’Elegance

We visited the 42nd annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance at Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood today. We’ve been going to the “woodie” boat show for more than 20 years, so it’s cool that our magazine now has a partnership with the organizers. We enjoy sailing on the Lake, but the “woodies” are famous. This year...

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YubaNet.com
Widespread Lightning Event Possible Sunday-Monday

Aug 8, 2014
Widespread Lightning Event Possible Sunday-Monday

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Putting Youth On The Map

Putting Youth On The Map

Last week, youth participants filled the Kentucky Room at the Serna Center to attend the last workshop of the Putting Youth On The Map, or ...

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Elk Grove News
Was Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis’ ‘Ball Hog’ Tweet Helpful?

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Aug 8, 2014
Was Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis’ ‘Ball Hog’ Tweet Helpful?


August 8, 2014 |
In the days since the announcement that the Sacramento Kings ownership group is interested in acquiring a piece of Sacramento Republic FC in hopes of luring a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise to the area, there have been a flurry of reports and speculation about that...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
H.S. Sports Participation At All-Time High

High school sports participation continues to increase in California and is at an all-time high for the second consecutive year according to the 2014 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Sports Participation Survey.  Up by 0.64% since the previous survey in 2013, 763,306 student-athletes are competing in California high school athletic programs.

“With CIF celebrating its 100th anniversary...

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